Oarsman

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Oarsman:
(1) Manage a boat single- handed, row and scull and punt (in rivers) or scull over the stern; or paddle a canoe.
(2) Steer a boat under oars and bring her along side a vessel and landing stage.
(3) Tow and be towed and secure a boat to a buoy or a wharf.
(4) Anchor boat and make simple bends and hitches; knots and splices (not wire) required for boat work and be able to throw a line.

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